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- iw county clerk of Lewi* I »' member -of tlie Lewis !" j' e xeuipti°t' board, died last " pek - ,,„,1 nt the Lac n Hot * dosed under the order r ' h( „ ir ,| ,.f health prohlbtlng ! 'f public pools during the (pldeiuie ; , all( | tioiird has approved lt t ,iock driveway through , ' rt ,, t - the state as defined '''ubmitfd by H. Stanley hie f of the land office field t,, notify draft boards to « questionnaires to men up f .,j_ v ns soon as elassi „ iH.tween 19 and 30 is com J^ivetl last week by the genera I. . atcnt for ' llP Fort I,u11 «*£ ^|40no for tlie fourth issue "more than «10,000 has been Indy pm- cent of tlie Indians «ubserihed to tlie loan also cash for their bonds. a Bus-s llite, at Nampa, not l>iiy bonds, donated $250 Cross and gtive $500 for tieins raised to build a new Another "bj.-ctor gave $250 Cross intend of subserib j. Brown, Iloise theatre man, iJent of Hie Idaho Theatre ' association, lias Issued a (bowmen of the state calling to observe the health downs order not only as a but as a duty. nts which seek to mitigate cost of serving customers by oleomargarine on their for butter must notify the that they are not getting the "ts-per-pound article, an the state sanitary Inspector, -rtment of agriculture, in to work with the district :1s in tin' various states as regarding agricultural needs, eil A. IV. H. K. .Tosness, of for Division No. 1 and L. L. of Boise, for Division No. 2, ! progressing quite favorably tool road being built in the n by the < »regon Short Line vast coal deposits located miles front Tetonia, a station of the brunches of the Short the northeastern part of the tioietthen. who figured as in auto that struck a buggy a : ago on the fair ground road injurying tiie occupants se ns taken to Boise from Jor y and placed in jail pending of a bond of $850 asked In who lias just returned from »ports that it is 46 miles from to Yellow Dine over a fairly but from Yellow Pine to t distance of 12 miles,, there hut a trail and this lack of hiding tlie mining district back Winchell of Soda Springs D. Callaii of Dayton were re last week by Governor Alex aiembers of the state live tary board. William Kirk if Sandpoint was reappointed Inspector in district No. 1 for of two years. ■ of Private Charles E. Dud died on October 9 at Camp tn pneumonia, was interred Mn Falls cemetery with mill *s, a firing squad composed is of the Spanish-American the volleys over the grave, er sounding taps. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Per Brady farm, north of Pocatello, nnother letter from their son, Gleen C. Perkins', who was re Med in action in France ... The anxious parents have had from their son, variously the date he was supposed *en killed. C. Marshall of North Boise, graduation from Camp commissioned second "f infantry and assigned to Pb .lohn Shlnnick of > Waho. was commissioned « the medical corps, and De a ' "f St. Marys, Idaho, was first lieutenant, medical a,, h mfieials. when they to serve warrants upon a olse P°°l itall men who K. twl »* failing to oh 4 * . 1 ' closing order, were a single violator in the •Potato dealers will pav 20 VV° r ' ' S ' Xo - 1 potatoes an. . ~ S ra( le, It was eetlng of tiie dealers held ", he r " ( iuest of R. f. Bick f°°d administrator for ^ î' iEh school service flag * U?ht up to date with 135 are gold of these stars F f<*b. g r,! -H» ,,f. of Washington w trustees of the First ■it ! "ttnd dead in his *«an f' ^catli was due 7 v ■ hlr " or asphyxiation, / >nc- very peacefully, as m. struggle. tit« vn ! ° f forestr y Is an J s ' 19 session of its for p- " ''" Ur>e especial J? tl '" r s und guards, or ha, ' v ' t0 en tcr such ser j. for the civil satv f"f the position of MINES AND per ramimny tt? Ir, "*™U°n Cop to VZam Ue T* " ,onth "mounted to 7,800.000 pounds of copper which is below its gonna!. ^ ' " Shipments of ore from the p rince Consolidated the past week to Utah '"e' er* amounted to 39 carloads es timated at 1950 tons. ' This country at present produces an proximate!}' half the steel .consumed £ the entire world. <)„ r furnaces J Jay are producing ingots ,,t tlie rate Df 43,500,000 tints per annum Shipments of first-class crude .ore Bid product of the mills of p llrk n lust week totaled 24 to tons. These are estimated at $125,ooo. This is pared with 161 tons the previous Although tin ore is rare in tlie great western states, yet the apetacular rise from 15 to 20 cents „ pound in pre war times up to $1 a pound now has stimulated tiie search for mines em bracing tin values. At the property of tlie Fnionville Mining company, which has large hold ings at the once-fanious mnip of Un ionville, New, President J. a. Spiker reports some sensational and highly mcouraging developments in the ipeii ing up of a rich streak of high-grade gold ore. Anaconda Copper company, taking in as it does a number of different mines, is today tlie largest producer of red metal in the world. Tiie Septem ber output was 21,800,000 imunds, which is nearly 3,000,000 pounds be low its recertt normal. Labor troubles, now improved, was the cause. According to a Boston journal, there is a wide divergence of opinion among copper men as to tlie course of the red metui after tlie war. The argument af those who favor rising prices £inl increased demand is no less convincing than that of those who predict de clining quotations and a surplus of the metal. Anaconda is reported from interna tional financial circles to lie accumu lated for foreign interests, which sold out several years ago. The floating supply of tlie stock is materially smal ler than it was a few months ago by reason of steady absorption by tills and domestic investment, according to our reports. Two tunnel projects now under way in the Alta-Cottonwoods district are being watched with more than passing interest by the iiilqf operators of both Alta and Big Cottonwood. These are the new lower tunnel of the Wasatch Mines company mid the development bore of tlie Alta Tunnel & Transjiorta tlon company. According to advices from South Africa, noticeable reductions in pro duction of gold arc show-tt in rtll ro ports out of the great yellow metal mining center. A semi-official report says that the Transvaal produced 740, 210 fine ounces of gold in August, this being 16,418 ounces less than the re turns for the same month in 1917. The production of gold in the United States for 1917 was approximately $84,500.000, and for 1915 it was $101. 035,700, showing a decrease of 16.33 per cent. This reveals the efiect of severe competition in the market for supplies and labor, and tlie lack of a protective stock of steel and other necessaries to tide over a period of stress. Big Horn, where Utah people are managing tlie Utah-Wyoming Consoli dated Oil company affairs, is not tlie only gas field in that state displaying wonderful potentialities. The l tali Wyoming has four gas wells, eacli es timated at 5,000,000 cubic feet to many times that amount of gas a day. But over in the Big Sand Draw section they now have a whopper estimated at 60,000,000. Oil needs in the United States will continue to increase after the war, is tlie opinion of II. F. Sinclair, presi dent of one of the large refining com panies. He states further that this in creasing demand will see the nation handicapped commercially unless Yan kee oil men supplement the domestic production by going into neighboring countries, such as Mexico. In silver production, in 1917. Mon tana led all states, with 14.555.084 ounces, valued at $11.986.loo Other states producing large quantities of silver during 1917 were Idaho, with 11,402,542 ounces with a value of $9. 390.000 : Nevada, 11.217.654. valued at $9,237,700 : Utah. 13,360.965, .-«.tied at $11,022,00 ; Colorado, 7.291.495, valued at $6,004,500, and Arizona. 6.962.257 ounces, valued at $5.733.400. Difficulties of those developing oil lands in the United States in main taining a yearly production of 3.6.000, 000 barrels of crude petroleum, involv ing the efforts of 25.000 producers and tlie output of 200,000 wells, stand out in marked contrast with the record of producers in Mexico, where twenty wells have an estimated capacity of 600.000 barrels daily, or 60 per cent of the total daily output in the United States, says tlie Wall Street Journal. '•There is more ore in sight at the Colunibus-UexnU than I have ever seen there, and my judgment is liiat there is more in tlie old stopes than has been taken out." This statement was made last week by a prominent mining man. Tiie war minerals bill, as useful leg islation. may be dismissed from the mind of every miner who had thought to help his country by responding to the call for chrome, for manganese, for pyrite, to name but a few. write* the editor of the Mining and Scientific p ress. ; , May dont.. »nd'shÎLP* 0 ^ 8 *** 0, " w *»-knowa wool n K and P p."" " nd ran cber of Wyorn 'V.vo., October ,7 ' Uwn R ' v *" r ' 'eèdeO "*i counties lone ex im n i, 1U18 ,hrift quotas. direct rV° ann " u, "' , >nenr of State director Harry W. Turner. ?' l|,,u kh Idgli school bovs are daily ; ut n * h t0 the su « ar hm fields through «I the state of Utah, there is still u>s ur u " ,r * hypers in some locall The state highway commission ha* -laced a crew i„ the field to survey the »ropnsed Skalkaho highway, which llom ,,ami| tou and Anaconda, -r Lewi* Clark of Lewiston, inis just taken the physical ex »m nation, passing, and he say» he lias paired all exemption claims and hopes ° e (ailed into the active service 90011 . "^h* I tab industrial commission »warded $4500 to Constancio »»laque -or injury he received while in tiie Mnploy of the Utah Metals and Tunnel company. It was found that his spine ia<l been (Unplaced. Fewer than 3^ per cent of the per -ons stricken with influenza in Salt , ak p have met death from pneumonia oliowliig it j* indicated in reports to be city Health department since the lisea.se became prevalent, 1 lie Montana railroad commission tas received telegraphic assurances Tom the regional director of railroads liât prompt relief will he afforded in he matter of furnishing cuttle cars for Montana points along the Great North ern. Three men held in the county jail it Fort Benton, Mont., made their es cape by sawing liars from the windows. The prisoners evidently took advan tage of a time when tiie whole sheriff's force were laid up with Spanish in fluenza. Edward C. Day of Helena, recently recommended by Senators Walsh and Myers for tlie position of United States district attorney for Montana, to suc ?eed B. K. Wheeler, resigned, lias been ippointed acting United States district attorney. A Vicious bull, being rounded up in a herd of cattle in the mountains near Hurricane, Utah, by Marion Stout and party, attacked Stout, throwing him from his horse and gorging and bruis ing him badly. When rescued by mem bers of his party it was found that lie had several ribs broken. Clarence Tooley, prominent banker and_realty man of liurlowtown, Mont., former member of the house of repre sentatives and the state senate from Meagher county, and Republican candi date for tlie state senate from Wheat land county at the coming election, (lied last week front Influenza. Ex-Senator Thomas Kearns was bur ied at Salt Lake on October 20. For the first time in the history of Utah a funeral for a former senator of the United States was held in tlie open air. There was no ostentation or display. The services were simple and the rites if the Catholic church were used. Utah's canning industry will lie struck a body blow $ tlie proposed In crease in freight rates ordered by F. W. Robinson, chairman of tlie Dortland listriet freight committee of the United States' railroad administration is put nto effect, according to 11, W. Prickett, uf the Utah traffic service bureau. June Allen, 4-year old daughter of Robert Allen of Cokevllle. was instant ly killed when a rifle held by Levon Darkinson, 7 years old, of Rexhurg. was dropped and accidentally discharged. The bullet pierced the girl's heart. Her parents were visiting in Richmond, Utah, when the accident happened. II. H. Bonser, who declared he was a full-blooded Sioux Indian and a des cendant of Sitting Bull, recently en listed at Missoula. Mont., In the United States murine corps to seek revenge for the wounding in France of a broth er, La Vergue. Two others of Bonner s brothers also are on the fighting line. Reno is now churehless, culiuretless and saloonless, all places have been closed by the city and county hoards of health, due to tlie influenza. Lawyers are fearful that an order will lie made closing the courts, which would make this state divorceless, a calamity w hich to tlie legal fraternity would be appal ling. With a self-tailored suit made of can vas and of blankets, Frank O'Neil be lieved to tie insane, who bears the ear marks of having lived the simple life in the »yilds for the past six months, came down out of tlie hills near La Marsh creek, beyond Ralston. Mont, last week and is now in jail awaiting an examination. While in the delirium of pneumonia in Us last stages. Malcom McLea, 34 years old, attempted to escape from the third floor of a hospital at Butte and succeeded in making the ground by w i> of the fire escape, but was caught h> one of the nurses, who. after a tus-le M<V< him again into the building. H* died the next day. Janies J. Ryan, who on September " is alleged to have given to his only a fatal draught of bichloride --f hot cury and to have taken sixty grains of the poison himself at Sa 1 !- ;lkp ; recovered and is now in jail- He charged with first degree murder. Laborers who have gone from Salt Lake to Nitro. W. Ya.. are earning an average of $•'■<> per week, according \ S. Whalen, in charge of the recruit lug at the local labor bureau, '»'et 1000 men from Salt Lake have beer sent to the munition works in Mtrc since October 1. 1 I ! ! ; ! | : i j j ; 1 j i I V > * i mi mg mhi - : V ! 1—British gunners operating captured gun* that have been turned oi the fleeing enemy In Flandcr*. *~ American troops "on their way to Berlin," passing a signpost that mark* the border between France and A Ina ce. 8 In tinting some of the small balloon* used by the allies to send truth tailing propaganda over the Hun line*. NEWS REVIEW OF THE CREAT WAR Germany, Admittedly Defeated, Is Now Squirming to Pre vent Utter Disaster. GREAT CIVIL UPHEAVAL ON Austria and Turksy Ptaady to Quit— Huntt Forced by Allies, Begin Gen eral Retreat From Belgium— Still Resisting Fiercely In Champagne. By EDWARD W. RICKARD. Squirming, dodging, walling, the German Imperial government seemed lust week to be on Its last leg. Thick and fast came the rumors of uncon ditional surrender and of the abdica tion of the kalaer, and though these were unconfirmed or contradicted at fast as they came nut, enough au thentic newt* seeped through the veil of secrecy to ahow that things were In a desperate state In Germany. It* peace trap was sprung harmlessly by President Wilson when. In reply to « tint Rt Mr*« (rfone* 1JS« full ecceptanee of his tenus, he told the government flatly that only ah*okite cepltulatlon would he considered and that the allies would not listen at all while the Huns occupied allied terri tory and continued to perpetrate out rages on land and sea. Any persons who may have had donbts concerning the firmness of the president's will and purpose were Joyfully reassured, and the answer created consternation In Berlin. The German preas admitted that it was a great blow to their rising hopes of peace, and the ruling mind* of the empire began to try to find sente other wav of escape from the desperate situation. A* a preliminary, some democratizing amendments to tlie constitution were adopted or pro posed, notably one taking from the emperor the right to declare war The power of the Junkers was sapped, to gether with that of their war lord. There wns. Indeed, evidence that * civil upheaval of extraordinary pro portions was beginning which, even mors than the great military reverses, would bring on a debacle for Germany. — Ä — The governments, the fighting forces and the civilian peoples of *11 the al lied nation* made it absolutely plain that Germany could not obtain the "peace without humiliation" which It seeking Nowhere among them Is found any sentiment of pity for either the brutal soldiery that lias ravished the earth or the people who have sup jMirted and rejoiced over the Inhu manlfy of the armed force* Tlie de tr.and for exact Justice Is universal outside the lsnds of the offender* It would not he In the least surprising If the prediction made in these column* many month* »go were fulfilled, name ly. that one of the conditions of peace will be that Germany surrender the kaiser snd other instigators and per 1 petrators of frtghtfnlness for persona! I punishment. With this sprit prevail ing among the now victorious allies, w pat chance has Hermsny for pence ! without humiliation? The abdication of the kaiser, which after ail would he but Incidental, was ! considered Mkeiv and It was reported •hat he Intended to step down In favor if Drlnev William Frederick oldest son of the crown prince, who Is only ; twelve years old President Wilson d-layed Ids reply ! to the peace proposals of Anstria-Hun | gary and Turkey, probably In order that the truth atrfiut their hopele«* «1f uattoo might souk lato thHr minds. : and reports showed !h« v w. re r>«!ir i ing the facts and beginning to act ac rordlngly Tlie break-up of »be dual j kingdom became more Imminent, the Hungarians openly declaring their In tention to separate frwtn Austria, the j r>n!es.rroata and Bohemians fmldlycoro ; Ing out for independence Tlie govero 1 meut made despairing pians to hold j the empire together In the form of a i -onfederatlon of the various natlonall I des, but this did not seem to Interest i : ' \ I ' j ; I j I : - f I 1 under Austrian domination. Baron Hurlan, admitting the central powers no longer had a chance of achieving a military decision, plastered President Wilson with flattery, declaring that ills humanitarian policies were fully accepted by Austria Hungary — fc — It waa taken for granted that Tur key, under the leadership of Ixzet Dasha, the new grand vizier, was about ready to make a separate peace. In the effort to hold her tn line, the German Black sea fleet was sent to Constantinople and the government was warned that the first step toward breaking away from the alliance with Germany would be the signal for a t-ofnhardment of the city. !»e*p!te the presence of the warships, 20 In num ber, a revolution broke out In Con stantinople against the Young Turks, whose power had not been wholly broken by the change In cabinet. — ■» — Roumanie, which ha* been frankly looking for a chance to get Into the war again, may have the opportunity very toon. Already Hie Inhabitant* of the northern part of the country. 1n the province of Moldavia, have risen tn armed revolt against the Austro Qernian forces of occupation. —Ife On the western battle front the great event of the week waa tha smashing drive of the allies In Flan ders by which In a few days the Bel gian seaports held hy the Huns were I'rwetlewlly <-ut off end the Germans were forced heck rapidly almost to tlie Dutch frontier. Tills drive, made mostly by the British and Belgians, was directed toward Bruges and Ghent. In quick succeaslon Roulera, Mepln. Lendelede and other towns were captured ; Wednesday night the British occupied «'ourtral, and on Thursday the city of Lille was taken hy them. The Belgians took Thourout, and moved nhcad rapidly to Bruges, i which they occupied with little oppo sition. At the same time the British : were entering Ostend, and n few ' hours later King Albert and Queen Flizuheth were In that famous town \ which for years had been one of the I (hlef U-boat hases of the Huns. Zee ' tnigge, also. It was said, was l*elug evacuated as fast n* possible, and the j Germans In the strip of Belgium be ; tween Bruges and the Holism! border I were making strenuous effort* to get ont of the bottle neck. There was only one practicable road for them, snd thnt was under the constant fire from the Belgian batteries. Having given up Lille, which they did not destroy, according to new or ders from the army command, the Huns were next forced to get out of j Doiial, and the process of flattening out the salient proceeded merrily h appeared likely the Germans would I continue their retirement until they : were on the line Antwerp-Namur Regiere*- Metz. This, of course, néant a tremendous retreat on s very wide front and would not be at nil easy of aeeoinpl I aliment while Marsha! Foch was unrelentingly hammering at them In every sector From the const ti La ('atenu the withdrawal «os be ing carried on so rapidly that at this - writing no adequate guess eould be t.-ade as to It* full extent. The atmn donment of the Ite'giun coast by the Hun* meant that allied commerce was freed In great part from the U boat peril and that air raids on England could no longer tie carried out with ease The allies captured vast stores and msny heavy gun* In Belgium. —M - n*ving forced the Hun« out of Laon and La Fere, the French maintained a steady pressure on both side* of the waning salient there, making progrès* tl at w*« continuous, though not rapid because of the Increased resistance <*f the enemy As the Ilundltig line of refuge was approached, in the region of Rc'Uel, an Important German rail way supply station on the Aisne, It l«*. came apparent that the Hun* Intemb-d to try to hold that line for u time Friitii Bethel almost to Verdun the French and American «nul»-« fought continuously, driving the Genuans hack across the Grand Dre-Votizleres rond and up tioth aide* of the M<<u«e f The Yankee* took Grand Dre, on the northern bank <»f the Aire river north of the Argonne forest, through »Inch they had fought their way an bravely and doggedly. The place, though but I a small village, is of great strategic Importance, being the Junction of the 1 rsllws - » 'eedlpg s taxas paît •< «B* tjernmn armies. Immense numbers tn machine guns, with some artillery, con stituted most of the Hun resistance In tills region. Such counter attacks by Infantry as were mode were rather feeble and easily beaten off. The defense In general, however, was powerful, ami It Is evident thnt the German command attaches great importance to holding hack the Amer j lean's ** much as possible In the Ver dun region Every font gained here by the allies weakens the hold of the 1 Gertnnth« on the Invaluuhle coal and : Iron field* of the Brley basin nonheast j of Verdun. It hsiks as though the I German* were reconciled to retiring ; from Belgium and France, hut would I hang on to the Brley fields tu the last manient Such a course would he Jus tified by their greatly depleted storea j of material. They are running short especially of metal for guns and am I munition. In Italy, the Austrlana have been f attempting very little of lute, proba bly because they hope aimn to be out j of the war; hut In Albania and Serbia j the allies are keeping them on the ! jump ltnllnns, Serbs, French, Brit ish and Creeks sll are taking whacks at them, snd at last reports they had teen driven far north of Mali, which was captured by the Serbs, to whom It belongs, lu Albania the Austrlana evacuated their great naval base of Durnsso. which had !>*en largely de stroyed by a naval raid the prevloua week, —mb— Little news raine from General A!* lenhy's army In Palest I ne. which prolt • hi y was resting after It* gallant and j successful campaign against the Turks. But word was received that Belm», j the Turkish ha*e on the Mediterrane an, had been raptured, following which Baalbek Tr!|ioll and Homs »er# oc ; copied. —Bk - - Bolshevik forces In eastern Russia lime been greatly strengthened of late snd Hre reported to lie pressing hack the Czecho slovak troop* there The latter have appealed f* help from the Billes, and It may lie that troop* from , the Siberian expedition have been sent tr their relief Meantime the allied forces In north Russia, Including a considerable American contingent, ar» fighting their way «long both hank* - of the Dvlnn In the direction of VVelsk. northeast of Vologda Their progress has been difficult, for the bolshevik! have been making heavy attacks and keeping the expedition under almost I constant hotiihardinent On the river the enemy ha* gunboat*, protected bj nine field* and small Islands, and ths shells from tln-se do considerable dam age The allies, however are getting along fairly well there and are coufi dent and cheerful I.enlne and Trotzky are reported to have had a violent quarrel, tlie pre mier having accused flu* foreign min ister of fostering a counter-revolutWin Lenlne again has been attacked hy so assassin, this time le-lng shot In fh« shoulder — «* The Finns seem to tie getting them- selves Into a peculiar position Flr»t - they elected na their King Prince Fred crick Charte* of Hesse, brother In law of the kntser, whereujsm France broke off the semi official relations that loo! existed with Finland Next the Finns formally requested »Jermnny to with draw all her troop* from their <*oun try The substitution of « monarchy for a republic »a* really the work of the Finnish (Met. not of the people and It may not stand n - John I» Ryan, director of the Amec lean air service on his return from Europe, made the welcome announce ment that unification of opera Mon t and to a great extent if prod ici - aircraft, bad been »gree ! u|sm hr the a'ID-s He «In told of the splendid \ or», of the A in. t I mb tors arid *f I tie sue« ,-«- and popularity of th* American Iln*'vnd phtne* I th» Liberty motor* , » ■•th.-r * b---rNi piece of new* -m •>« *• - "* was disclosed hy MaJ A » jshm.if Rice, »til« being ft *t ti c ill ■ - had worked out a practically perfects wireless telephone device *h-h •! enable the abted airmen to fly at»i I he Berman line* and territory In I to men«e fleet* all the plane* directed hy the voice irf the commander Tht* tie say*, will sweep 'he Huos fron i I he »ky and entirely put out the #y*» I g ifcaii artlLarf.